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Occupation forces assault journalists near Jenin, smash camera

JENIN, May 7, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation soldiers today assaulted a group of journalists at Salem military checkpoint and camp, northwest of Jenin in the occupied West Bank, and smashed a camera belonging to Palestine TV at the site, according to press sources.

The journalists had arrived at the scene following reports that two Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli soldiers at the checkpoint and a third one injured, but were denied access into the site by the occupation army who also attacked some of them using teargas.

One of the journalists, Sakhr Zuwatiya, a photojournalist working for Palestine TV, said he was beaten by the soldiers who also smashed his camera.

Earlier today, Israeli occupation forces killed two Palestinians and injured another one near Salem military camp, west of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, according to security sources.

The slain Palestinians were not identified, while the casualty, also not identified, was rushed to a hospital in the nearby city of Afula.


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